Temporale/ Storm by Giovanni Pascoli

 

Temporale

Giovanni Pascoli

Un bubbolìo lontano. . .

Rosseggia l’orizzonte,
come affocato, a mare:
nero di pece, a monte,
stracci di nubi chiare:
tra il nero un casolare:
un’ala di gabbiano.
.

Storm

Giovanni Pascoli

In the distance, rumbling…

Red glows the horizon,
as if ablaze, at sea:
black as pitch, the mountain,
clouds ashen and tatty:
from the dark a dwelling:
a gash, a seagull’s wing.

 

Translation ©Matilda Colarossi 2018

The poem Temporale by Giovanni Pascoli is from the collection Myricae, 1893.
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